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China Issues New US DDGS Import Rules
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:24 PM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- China will require certification that shipments of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles do not contain the biotech trait MIR 162, the country announced Thursday. U.S. suppliers are unlikely to agree to that demand, according to industry officials.

China's import inspection authority (AQSIQ) announced Thursday it will now require a certificate from the point of origin guaranteeing that each shipment is free of the MIR 162 genetically-engineered trait, an unapproved variety more commonly known as Agrisure Viptera, produced by Syngenta Ag. In the U.S., that point-of-origin certification would have to come from the U.S. Department of ...

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